Jew Killed in Palestine Bus Attack; Army Court Sentences Arab to Death
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Jew Killed in Palestine Bus Attack; Army Court Sentences Arab to Death

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THE JEWISH DEATH TOLL IN CURRENT DISORDERS ROSE TODAY WHEN YECHIEL EFRONI WAS FATALLY WOUNDED IN AN ATTACK ON AN EGGED COMPANY (JEWISH) BUS ON THE JERUSALEM-JAFFA ROAD. TROOPS RUSHED TO THE SPOT AND ENGAGED A BAND OF ARABS.

THE NAZARETH MILITARY COURT SENTENCED AN ARAB, FADUL SOULEIMAN MOHAMMED, TO DEATH FOR CARRYING ARMS. MAJOR GENERAL ARCHIBALD P. WAVELL CONFIRMED THE DEATH SENTENCE IMPOSED ON IBRAHIM NASSAR ON DEC. 22.

A MILITARY DELEGATION HEADED BY STAFF MAJOR YULE LEFT FOR PALESTINE’S NORTHERN NEIGHBOR TO ESTABLISH CLOSER COOPERATION BETWEEN THE MILITARY QUARTERS OF THE TWO COUNTRIES AND TO ESTABLISH A CLOSER GUARD ON THE BORDERS.

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